WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued a statement on the launch of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program urging eligible constituents to enroll to receive a discount on their monthly internet bill:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Congressman Billy Long (R-MO) introduced the Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released a statement on Judge Foster’s ruling to deny the release of body-camera footage in the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr.:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), along with Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (WV-01) introduced the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act, which will make it easier for Medicare patients in underserved communities to receive care.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), Congressman Dan Bishop (R-NC-09), Congressman David Price (D-NC-04), and Congressman Richard Hudson (R-NC-08) reintroduced the Lumbee Recognition Act. Last Congress, an identical bill passed unanimously out of the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC-07), and Congressman Gregory Murphy (R-NC-03) sent a bipartisan letter to the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) with Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) with Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill to require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study coverage for services related to the amputation of a limb.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement after the passing of Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) at his home in Florida early this morning:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), introduced legislation to improve access to disposable negative pressure wound therapy for homebound Medicare beneficiaries.
Washington, DC – Today, the Committee on House Administration’s Subcommittee on Elections convened a panel of litigators, voting rights experts, and a state election official to examine the state of voting rights in America and the current impact of suppressive voting laws in a hearing titled, Voting Rights in America: Ensuring Free and Fair Access to the Ballot.
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U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.
Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.
Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.
Friday, January 4, 2019
The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.
North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.
Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.
Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.
Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.
U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.
Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.
EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.